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    An Instagram model who began abusing drugs and alcohol when she was just 15 years old has opened up about her journey to sobriety and how she finally got clean. Holly Valentine, 26, from Los Angeles, California, is no stranger to sharing details and photos from her life to 1.5 million followers on Instagram - but she has now opened up for the first time about her harrowing experience with drug and alcohol abuse that started when she was in her teens.  The model turned to substance abuse to combat feelings of 'vulnerability' and 'loneliness', having started hanging out with the 'wrong' crown, many of whom were much older than her, and according to Holly, took advantage of her innocence.   Then and now: Instagram model Holly Valentine is speaking out about how she overcame a lengthy battle with drug and alcohol addiction that started when she was just 15...
    REAL Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice's daughter Gia said she is "suffering" after Jackie Goldschneider's "untrue" claim that she does cocaine. RHONJ fans will remember that during this week's fight – which started after Teresa claimed Jackie's husband was cheating on her – Jackie used an analogy where she claimed she heard a rumor that Gia was doing cocaine. ???? Follow all our latest news & stories on Real Housewives. 2Gia Giudice claimed she is suffering after she was used to prove a point 2Gia Giudice spoke out against Jackie Goldschneider Gia, 20, finally spoke out against Jackie after she was used to make a point about how rumors can be hurtful. The oldest of the Giudice girls wrote on Twitter: "Saying it was an analogy is making it excusable, it’s not. "My character is now being questioned. My name was used to make a point....
    (CNN)Gwyneth Paltrow reveals she had Covid-19 early on in the pandemic, and is still suffering from some lingering effects.On her Goop website, Paltrow wrote that she "had COVID-19 early on, and it left me with some long-tail fatigue and brain fog.""In January, I had some tests done that showed really high levels of inflammation in my body," she wrote. "So I turned to one of the smartest experts I know in this space, the functional medicine practitioner Dr. Will Cole. After he saw all my labs, he explained that this was a case where the road to healing was going to be longer than usual."Paltrow says while recovering from the virus, she has been focusing on eating healthy foods and following a healthy diet and refraining from sugar or alcohol. "I've been cooking a lot, and some of it is really delicious: I made scallops with crispy capers and sage...
    Screenshot from video published by civil rights attorney Ben Crump who is representing the family of 16-year-old Taylor Bracey. @AttorneyCrump/Twitter The mother of the teenage girl who was slammed to the ground by a school resource officer said her daughter suffers from memory loss, WESH 2 reported.  The incident, captured in a viral video, occurred at a Florida high school when an officer threw 16-year-old Taylor Bracey on the ground before cuffing her.  Civil rights attorney Ben Crump is calling for the officer to be fired and charged for the incident.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The mother of a Black teenage girl who thrown onto concrete and handcuffed by a school resource officer said her daughter has suffered from memory loss.  "She's having problems sleeping, and she's having a problem remembering," Jamesha Bracey, mother of  16-year-old Taylor Bracey, told Florida's WESH 2.  Her daughter, a...
    PREGNANT singer Paloma Faith is worried her baby might arrive early after being rushed to hospital with lower abdominal cramps. The 39-year-old, who announced she's expecting her second child after six rounds of IVF last year, revealed she was rushed the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit (MFAU). 6Singer Paloma Faith has revealed she spent Monday night at the hospitalCredit: Getty Images - Getty Alongside a close-up image of her gorgeous baby bump, Paloma revealed to fans that she had been rushed to hospital. "We were in the MFAU last night cause I've had some lower abdominal cramps... b***dy praying this one doesn't come early like the last!" she wrote on Instagram. She also showed her swollen feet and how much water she was retaining. "Look at this water retention!!! I just pressed my ankle and this remained imprinted for a good 3 mins," Paloma wrote on a picture of the imprint in her...
    One of the hardest things to deal with, Tyler said, was “being isolated in a single room for 10 days, it’s mind-boggling to say the least. Waking up to news that our capital is under attack. Was it real or in ‘Twilight Zone’? Oh no, it was real! The early days of 2021 have scared everyone in the world. The unknown is so great. “ But without a doubt, the hardest part was not being able to be close to her children Sailor Gene and Lula Rose Gardner: “I missed my babies most of all, but they would visit my window, call me and watch them play outside. What a gift. They sent little messages and drawings under my door. Reminders of what is on the other side. Why improve “. Liv Tyler sent her best wishes to those suffering from Covid-19. (Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock) In...
    Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson has revealed she is pregnant with her second child - just over one year after giving birth to her 14-month-old daughter Drew Hazel. The gold medal winner, who is married to NFL player Andrew East, shared the happy news on her Instagram account on Friday, posting images of herself showing off her baby bump alongside her husband and their daughter. She captioned them simply: 'Here we go again.'  Shawn, 28, and Andrew, 29, also shared a pregnancy announcement on their YouTube channel, where they documented the moment that the expectant mother discovered she was pregnant for a second time.  Surprise! Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson has revealed she is pregnant with her second child with husband Andrew East  The big news: The 28-year-old posted the news on Instagram and YouTube, where she shared a video of the moment she found out she was expecting...
    A woman has gone blind in one eye and had chunks of her skin peel off after suffering a horrific reaction to antibiotics in Turkey.  Cilem Kelleci, 31, went to the Gazi State Hospital in Ilkadim district of the Turkish city of Samsun complaining of a urinary tract infection in February last year. She made it clear to doctors that she was allergic to antibiotics, but claimed that they gave her an antibiotic treatment anyway. Cilem Kelleci, 31, went to the Gazi State Hospital in Ilkadim district of the Turkish city of Samsun complaining of a urinary tract infection in February last year She made it clear to doctors that she was allergic to antibiotics, but claimed that they gave her an antibiotic treatment anyway A short while later she was unable to see and felt huge lumps of skin falling off her body as a result of...
    A young woman from New Hampshire says she battled years of terrible periods and excruciating pain during sex, which doctors dismissed as a 'natural part of womanhood.'  Emma Maxwell, 21, said her problems started when she was 13, and she sought out multiple doctors for help — but even when she suggested that she might be suffering from endometriosis, her doctor brushed her off, insisting she 'let the doctors do their job.' Finally, Emma found a doctor who confirmed she has endometriosis, and she is now spreading awareness so other women suffering know they aren't alone. Emma Maxwell, 21, started suffering painful periods at age 13 with pain in the back, pelvis, rectum, and vagina, as well as heavy bleeding, bloating, and fatigue When she was 15, a doctor told her it was 'just part of being a girl' and put her on over 10 different birth control pills...
    Eva Herzigova has revealed she has contracted coronavirus and is suffering from 'crazy shivers and physical fatigue'. The Cezch supermodel, 47, took to Instagram on Friday to tell fans she had gotten COVID-19 and has been fighting it for the past three days, as she shared a picture while resting in bed.  Detailing her symptoms, Eva wrote in the caption: '3days into it...it all started with crazy shivers and physical fatigue.  Illness: Eva Herzigova revealed on Friday she has got COVID-19 and is suffering with 'crazy shivers and physical fatigue' while recovering in bed 'Just resting as much as I can as new symptoms appear with each day. Grateful for my body fighting strong.  RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 'They've become fairly inseparable': Tom Cruise, 58, is... Bella Hadid frolics in the New York City snow and makes a... Gigi Hadid...
    Two identical twins from Iowa who are frontline medical workers both contracted COVID-19 - though only one of them survived. Cynthia Recanati, 47, said she is suffering from ‘survivor’s guilt’ after her identical twin sister, Michelle Recanati, died of COVID-19. Cynthia was lucky to have contracted a mild case of COVID-19 in which she felt ‘cold symptoms’, a headache, and ‘very fatigued and tired’ eyes. The twin sisters lived together and worked together at MercyOne Oelwein Medical Center in Oelwein. Cynthia Recanati (left), 47, said she is suffering from ‘survivor’s guilt’ after her identical twin sister, Michelle Recanati (right), died of COVID-19 Cynthia (left) and Michelle (right), a mother of three, lived together and both worked as front line medical staffers at the MercyOne Oelwein Medical Center in Oelwein, Iowa According to Cynthia, the two sisters followed social distancing guidelines during the first few months of...
    A woman with a heart condition says that her fiancé gave her COVID-19 — after he lied about his plans and went to a party with at least a dozen people. The anonymous US-based woman, 26, complained about the circumstances on Reddit this week, explaining that her 27-year-old live-in partner insisted he was just going to see a single friend but actually went to a rather large gathering. He picked up COVID-19 from one of the party guests and brought it home to the Redditor — who is angry that she is still experiencing symptoms like extreme fatigue, heart palpitations, and shortness of breath three months later. Liar: A woman with a heart condition says that her fiancé gave her COVID-19 — after he lied about his plans and went to a party with at least a dozen people (stock image)  The Redditor said that she and her fiancé have been together...
    Christina Perri has announced her baby daughter has tragically died after being 'born silent' in the third trimester. The singer, 34, broke the devastating news by sharing a photo of herself and husband Paul Costabile holding their baby's hand, with the star praising their daughter's fight to 'make it to our world.'   She wrote: 'Last night we lost our baby girl. She was born silent after fighting so hard to make it to our world. she is at peace now and will live forever in our hearts.' Tragedy: Christina Perri has announced she and husband Paul Costabile's baby daughter has tragically died after being 'born silent' in the third trimester Costabile, 33, shared the same photo on social media and wrote, 'It's been a rough couple weeks and we're so grateful for the outpouring of love and prayers from you all.'  Jar of Hearts singer Christina announced earlier in November...
    Princess Michael of Kent has been diagnosed with coronavirus and is suffering from 'extreme fatigue and terrible fevers', it has been reported.  The royal, 75, who is married to the Queen's first cousin Prince Michael of Kent, has been unwell for nearly a month, her spokesman confirmed.  Simon Astaire said Princess Michael tested positive for coronavirus after her housekeeper 'fell ill three weeks ago.'   Princess Michael of Kent has been diagnosed with coronavirus and is suffering from 'extreme fatigue and terrible fevers', it has been reported The royal, 75, who is married to the Queen's first cousin Prince Michael of Kent, has been unwell for nearly a month, her spokesman confirmed Mr Astaire told The Sun on Sunday: 'She and her husband Prince Michael have remained in isolation at Kensington Palace ever since. 'Prince Michael did not test positive.' A source close to the couple added to the...
    An Oregon family on a Texas-bound Southwest Airlines flight said their autistic daughter was removed because she was not wearing a face mask, report says. The Cleary family had already boarded their flight from Portland, Oregon, to San Jose, California, this week when the crew asked 15-year-old Mya to wear a face mask or be kicked off. KNTV reports that Mya has autism and sensory sensitivity, which can make wearing a proper face mask for extended periods of time difficult. 'She was really upset, crying, she was so excited for the ride and for the trip,' her father, Tim Cleary, told KNTV. Cleary had explained Mya's disabilities to the Southwest crew, but they insisted Mya must wear a face covering, per their company guidelines.  The family of Mya (left), a 15-year-old with autism, said she was asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight because she was not wearing a face mask. Pictured:...
    Kelly Osbourne turned her new eye patch into a fashion statement as she grabbed lunch with pals after suffering a mascara-related injury. The 36-year-old has been forced to wear the protective patch after she was hurt while having her makeup done by a member of her glam team. And the reality TV star turned her eye patch into a fashion statement when she arrived to The Ivy in West Hollywood on Tuesday.  Fashion statement: Kelly Osbourne turned her precautionary eye patch into a fashion statement as she arrived to The Ivy in West Hollywood on Tuesday Safety first: In order to deter the spread of COVID-19, the model kept her mouth and nose concealed behind a face mask until she was seated at her table Osbourne enjoyed a laughter-filled hangout with Little Women: Atlanta star Shirlene Pearson, who is currently on vacation in Los Angeles, and their mutual pals.  Kelly...
    Little People's Isabel Roloff revealed she's suffering from seasonal depression. In an Instagram post, she relayed her symptoms include 'wanting to cry' as the sky gets dark. 7Little People's Isabel Roloff revealed she's suffering from seasonal depressionCredit: Instagram 7In an Instagram post, she relayed her symptoms include 'wanting to cry' as the sky gets darkCredit: Instagram Isabel posted: "When it gets dark at 4:45 and yo have seasonal depression." She went on: "Just went outside and it's so dark already I wanted to cry. But instead, I took some deep breaths. "In all seriousness, if you have seasonal depression, you know the looming anxiety over watching the sky get dark earlier and earlier. "We're going to be okay. It may seem like a long winter, but we have survived every other one before this, remember that." 7Isabel posted: 'When it gets dark at 4:45 and yo have seasonal...
    MARIE Osmond told Dr. Oz that she's been suffering from "severe migraines" just two months after she was "fired" from The Talk. The Sun exclusively revealed she had been fired from the show because her views were so different from the other ladies'. 8Marie Osmond claimed she's been dealing with intense migrainesCredit: ZoCo Productions, LLC 8She said she got an ear piercing for itCredit: ZoCo Productions, LLC The 61-year-old singer went the daytime show where she's been having some severe health issues during quarantine. She told Dr. Oz: "Well, Dr. Oz, I've studied so many things and I've had them for years. Now we know they were connected to my teeth issues. "But just in general, I had to find something other than medication. So I did a lot of research and a lot of acupuncture – I know there's acupuncture points and things like that – but I...
    This is the incredible moment a former prima ballerina suffering with Alzheimer's is transformed when she hears the music from Swan Lake.  Marta C Gonzalez, who died in 2019, is shown sitting in her wheelchair at a care home in Valencia.  A carer places headphones on her and begins playing Tschaikovsky's Swan Lake - which Ms Gonzalez danced to in her youth. She had been a prima ballerina with the New York Ballet in the 1960s. 
    Coley King, who practices street medicine for the Venice Family Clinic, wasn’t frightened by the angry and disoriented woman at Wilshire and Lincoln boulevards in Santa Monica, who was chucking her belongings in all directions. “My usual approach is to give some distance,” said King, who studied the homeless woman’s behavior from afar before approaching. She was limping badly and teetering on the curb, and King feared she might tumble into the path of speeding cars. The doctor conferred with his traveling companion, outreach worker Katie Holz, and moved closer. He recalls the woman continuing “to throw a fit” for a while, tossing a flashlight and backpack in his direction, but then the anger began to melt away. “At some point I said, ‘Hey, can I buy you a cup of coffee?’ and she said yes,” said King. Her name was Suzanna, and she was in her mid-50s, living...
    Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman has asked for an early prison release after she was sentenced to almost seven years behind bars last month. Bronfman, 42, is accused of using her $210million family fortune to bankroll the NXIVM cult led by disgraced founder Keith Raniere. She pleaded guilty last year to charges she committed credit card fraud on behalf of Raniere and to knowingly harboring a Mexican woman brought to the US on a fake work visa in order to obtain that woman's labor for herself. Attorney Ron Sullivan Jr wrote that Bronfman has a liver disorder that would put her at high risk if she contracts coronavirus in prison in a motion filed in Brooklyn federal court Thursday.  Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman has asked for an early prison release because of a liver disorder making her vulnerable to coronavirus after she was sentenced to almost seven years behind bars last...
    One of two dominatrices who was arrested for allegedly filming an S&M porno with a Catholic priest on the altar of his Louisiana church has revealed she is suffering from trauma and stress.  Melissa Cheng, 23, claims the incident has caused her severe mental and physical stress and she is suffering from nightmares.  She alongside fellow adult star Mindy Dixon, 41, maintain they were innocent because all parties were adults, and the incident took place behind closed doors on private property - and that it was the passerby who looked in who was to blame. Mindy Dixon, 41, and 23-year-old Melissa Cheng traveled to Pearl River, Louisiana, for the session with Reverend Travis Clark, 37, at the Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church after hours on September 30, it has been claimed. Writing on the bio page of her GoFundMe account, Cheng (pictured) said: 'The fact that I am being...
    The husband of a missing mom-of-four who was found dead inside her submerged SUV in a Florida pond feared she may have been suffering a mental breakdown, because she 'wasn't herself' and disappeared after 'talking about God'. Tracey Lynn Rieker, 44, went missing in the early hours of September 30 in Venice, Florida, leaving behind her wallet and phone. Ten days later on Saturday October 10 around 11.45am her Nissan Xterra vehicle was found in a pond nearby Knight’s Trail with her body inside. An autopsy was underway Monday. Police said they were treating the death as a traffic homicide and they are investigating the cause of death.  Her husband Christian Rieker said that his wife recently became very religious, wasn't sleeping or eating normally, and wanted to get rid of their Halloween and Christmas decorations claiming they were linked to paganism.  'She was having trouble sleeping, wasn’t eating a whole...
    CHRISSY Teigen revealed she's "finally giggled" as she made a quiet return to social media two weeks after the tragic death of her baby son. The model, 34, commented on a funny upload from the Betches Instagram account, which pulls in hilarious content from across social media. 12Chrissy Teigen has returned to social media after her tragic baby lossCredit: AFP or licensors 12Chrissy Teigen was left devastated after losing son Jack The little bit of light relief was originally posted by Kara Morehart and read: "Just booked an eyebrow waxing appointment and I'm excited I'll be wearing a mask so I don't have to hear "mustache too?" The Betches team then added: "It's the little things..." It tickled Chrissy, who commented: "Finally, a giggle. Thank you." Fans of Chrissy's then sent her their love and condolences, while the Betches account wrote: "“it is an honour and a privilege.” The...
    A primary school teacher who suffered horrific burns during a campfire accident has described the heartbreaking moment she gave her husband permission to leave her. Halie Tennant, 29, from Hotspur in Victoria, had fallen asleep next to a fire in May during a camping trip with her friend before her chair tipped over sending her straight into the flames. Ms Tennant was rushed to the ICU ward at The Alfred Hospital where she then spent the next eight days in a coma. Now after several surgeries and skin grafts, the teacher has opened up on the harrowing ordeal including the heartbreaking words she told her husband. 'If this is too much, you can leave',' she told her husband Mathew, she revealed in a piece for That's Life.   Halie Tennant's skin grafts four days after surgery during a dressing change (pictured). She was burnt after accidentally falling into a fire during...
    KELLY Clarkson has revealed she's turned to writing to help battle anxiety. The 38-year-old singer opened up on her mental health struggles during an episode of her talk show. 7Kelly Clarkson has opened up on her anxiety strugglesCredit: The Kelly Clarkson Show Kelly appeared alongside Beth Behrs as the two discussed the importance of managing their mental health. She said: "I literally don't know how anyone goes through anything horrible or big in their life without having an outlet, like I have with writing. "I was talking to Gwen [Stefani] the other day on The Voice. We're both writing for our next albums and it's like, even if no one hears it, it's so therapeutic and it's so good for you. That's your outlet." Kelly later added how artists often deal with panic attacks ahead of performing on stage, saying: "Especially musicians, yeah." 7The singer appeared alongside Beth...
    A WOMAN has revealed how she was left scarred for life after accidentally falling into a bonfire at a friend’s BBQ. Alisa Angelini, 29, from Steilacoom, Washington State, US, tripped over her flip flop and rolled down a hill, landing straight into the open flames.  6Alisa suffered 3rd degree burns while at a friend's BBQCredit: HotSpot Media Thankfully, the medical administration student mustered the strength to pull herself out and was swiftly airlifted to hospital.Alisa suffered third-degree burns to 22% of her body and was forced to undergo five skin grafts. Alisa says: “One minute I was enjoying a BBQ with my mates.“The next minute I was being burnt alive. “I’m now speaking out to warn people about the dangers of bonfires.” 6Her back, leg and the inside of her elbow were badly burntCredit: HotSpot Media 6The bonfire pit Alisa rolled intoCredit: HotSpot Media In September 2019 Alisa went to friend’s house for a BBQ in the back garden. She...
    Northshore Recovery High School is anything but ordinary. In this learning institution, students are greeted with hugs and “I love yous” from their principal. They text their teachers if they’ve smoked marijuana or taken pills the night before. They also must take no-nonsense drug tests. The goal is to save them. The Beverly, Mass. public school, which is aimed for teens battling addiction, is the setting of MTV’s limited docuseries titled “16 and Recovering,” which is airing during National Recovery Month. The series follows nine students who are determined to earn their diplomas. They are guided by faculty members- - who have gone through their own experiences with addiction -- as they experience the complexities of treatment, financial barriers and even loss. CAROL BURNETT RECEIVES TEMPORARY GUARDIANSHIP OF GRANDSON AMID DAUGHTER’S ADDICTION STRUGGLES: REPORT AMELIA GRAY HAMLIN SAYS DOCTOR WARNED SHE WOULD BE DEAD IN 4 MONTHS FROM EATING DISORDER...
    Fox and Friends host Brian Kilmeade went off on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi after she visited a hair salon in San Fransisco without a mask on — pointing out her hypocracy and the message it sends to those suffering amid the ongoing pandemic. Pelosi was caught on camera at a hair salon in California without a mask on, despite the fact that most salons have still not opened in the state. Dave Rubin, the show’s guest and host of The Rubin Report, not only faulted Pelosi for failing to wear a mask during her salon visit, but also noted that most salon owners in San Fransicso are currently unable to work due to the current restrictions in her district. “Don’t you think, Dave, it’s time for all these hair salon owners to just start opening up? That’s their green light,” Kilmeade added. “The speaker of the house just mocked the suffering they...
    HIGH School Musical's Ashley Tisdale reveals she got breast implants removed after suffering from "health issues". The actress, 35, revealed she got the implants after feeling insecure about her body. 6Ashley Tisdale on a beach after her implants were removedCredit: Instagram However, after suffering from health complications - including food sensitivities and gut issues - Ashley had them removed. She shared a photo of herself on the beach in a white floral bikini, enjoying time in the sun. The star wrote: "Hey guys, this is probably the most personal post I’ve ever shared. "As you know, I’ve been very open about my mental health journey and feel that this is equally important. Years ago I underwent breast enhancement surgery. 6Ashley said it was the most "personal post" she's sharedCredit: Instagram 6The star is 2017Credit: Reuters "Prior to the surgery, I constantly felt my body...
    Sharon Stone has revealed her younger sister Kelly has COVID-19, and is confined to a frightening-looking hospital room. Taking to Instagram, the Hollywood actress, 62, posted a photo of a solitary room with a large yellow tube being fed into it, surrounded my PPE-clad doctors. Revealing Kelly, 59, was being treated in the room, Sharon captioned the image: 'My sister Kelly, who already has lupus, now has COVID-19. This is her hospital room. Worrying: Sharon Stone has revealed her younger sister Kelly has COVID-19, and is confined to a frightening-looking hospital room [the sisters are pictured in 2015] 'One of you Non-Mask wearers did this. She does not have an immune system. The only place she went was the pharmacy. 'There is no testing in her county unless you are symptomatic, & then it’s 5 day wait for results. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Sharon Stone,...
    MARRIED at First Sight: Couples Cam star Jamie Otis revealed she has been suffering from postpartum depression.  Jamie, 34, gave birth to her son Hendrix with husband Doug Hehner in May to join their older daughter Henley, 2.  7Jamie Otis revealed she was diagnosed with postpartum depressionCredit: Instagram 7Jamie is mom to daughter Henley, 2, and son Hendrix, 3 months Credit: Instagram In an exclusive sneak peek video from tonight’s episode, Jamie revealed her doctor told her “news” she has been “fearing” during her six-week postpartum checkup. She told her husband: “I’m in tune with my body and I know that I’ve been struggling. I got a diagnosis of post-pardon depression. I have the best life, I have nothing to complain about. I know that in my heart.  “But yet, I don’t want to get out of bed in the morning. I’m seriously so embarrassed.” 7Jamie said she is 'embarrassed'...
    Former First Lady Michelle Obama said on the latest episode of her podcast that the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the Trump Administration's response, has placed her on an emotional rollercoaster.Obama said she is "dealing with some form of low-grade depression" due to what she called the administration's hypocrisy. She noted that she is not alone in feeling this way because "spiritually, these are not fulfilling times."She said she's even had to take personal days because she's been very troubled by the racial strife in America.Obama responds to George Floyd death, highlighting how racism is 'normal' in 2020 AmericaObama criticized Trump's response to the nationwide protests in the wake of George Floyd's death."Waking up to the news, waking up to how this administration has or has not responded, waking up to yet another story of a Black man or a Black person somehow being dehumanized, or hurt or killed or falsely...
    (CNN)Former First Lady Michelle Obama says she's suffering from a "low-grade depression." The reasons? The pandemic, race relations in the US and the political strife surrounding it all, she says."I'm waking up in the middle of the night because I'm worrying about something or there's a heaviness," Obama said in her "The Michelle Obama Podcast" on Wednesday. "I try to make sure I get a workout in, although there have been periods throughout this quarantine, where I just have felt too low."It's a familiar feeling for many Americans.A Census Bureau survey found that one in three Americans are reporting symptoms of depression or anxiety, more than three times the rate from a similar survey conducted in the first half of 2019. And because one of the best ways to fight coronavirus is through social distancing, people have gone long stretches of time without seeing their friends or family, exasperating the...
    Former first lady Michelle Obama said she is feeling the weight of 2020. Obama said in a Wednesday episode of The Michelle Obama Podcast that she finds herself “waking up in the middle of the night because I’m worrying about something or there's a heaviness.” Obama described several reasons why she is feeling unease. She highlighted quarantines during the coronavirus pandemic, racial strife, and the actions of President Trump’s administration. “These are not, they are not fulfilling times, spiritually,” the former first lady said. “I know that I am dealing with some form of low-grade depression." “Not just because of the quarantine, but because of the racial strife, and just seeing this administration, watching the hypocrisy of it, day in and day out, is dispiriting,” Obama said. “I have to say that waking up to the news, waking up to how this administration has or...
    Former first lady Michelle Obama has admitted that she is 'dealing with some form of low-grade depression' because of the pandemic, racial strife — and the 'hypocrisy' of the Trump administration. The 56-year-old uploaded episode two of 'The Michelle Obama Podcast' on Spotify today, featuring a discussion with NPR's Michele Norris. During the conversation, Michelle gets candid about her 'emotional highs and lows,' specifically calling out how 'exhausting' and 'dispiriting' it is to watch how the President responds — or doesn't respond at all — to 'yet another story' of a Black man or person being hurt or killed. Hard times: Michelle Obama, 56, spoke to NPR journalist Michele Noris about her 'emotional highs and lows,' admitting that  she is 'dealing with some form of low-grade depression' Podcasting! She debuted 'The Michelle Obama Podcast' on Spotify last week Her depression is 'not just because of the quarantine, but because of...
    Seagram heiress and influencer Hannah Bronfman is pregnant with her first child, just over a year after she revealed she had suffered a devastating miscarriage.  The 32-year-old New Yorker shared the happy news on her Instagram account over the weekend, while opening up about her struggles with infertility that saw her and husband Brendan Fallis turning to IVF in order to conceive.  Posting a stunning sunset silhouette photo that showed off her growing baby bump, the Instagram star wrote: 'I can't believe I'm finally sharing this news with you guys! @brendanfallis and I are beyond thrilled to announce that we’re pregnant!' Joyful: Seagram heiress Hannah Bronfman has revealed she is pregnant with her husband Brendan Fallis, 15 months after opening up about her devastating miscarriage  Sharing: The 32-year-old fitness entrepreneur opened up about her struggle with infertility while sharing the happy news about her pregnancy Overcoming...
    RIVERDALE star Lili Reinhart revealed she is suffering from extreme anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic and cannot “deal with going out in public.” The 23-year-old actress has been a mental health advocate throughout her career and has gotten candid about her own battles with fans. 11 Lili has opened up about the severe anxiety she's suffered from during the coronavirus pandemicCredit: Instagram/Lili Reinhart 11 The mental health advocate said she "doesn't want to deal" with going out in publicCredit: Instagram/Lili Reinhart 11 The Riverdale stare has been candid with fans throughout her career about mental healthCredit: Instagram The Hustlers star spoke with self-help author Sylvester McNutt about people who are suffering from depression and anxiety during the pandemic. Lili admitted recent months have been hard on her and explained that she "stresses out all the time” with everyday errands. "I'll have a very simple task...to do, but you know, I...
    CORONAVIRUS survivors are suffering severe hair loss as a result of the illness.  Mum-of-one Grace Dudley, 30, who battled Covid-19 in March, fears she will go bald and be forced to wear a wig for life after losing more than half of her hair.  5Grace Dudley says coronavirus has made her partially bald as more than half of her hair has fallen outCredit: Supplied The make-up artist, from Romford, Essex, spent 10 days in intensive care after contracting Covid-19 from her father. She suffered a “fizzy feeling” under her skin and a serious fever but eventually beat the virus. More than a month after being discharged Grace noticed large clumps of her hair falling out. She told FEMAIL: “I woke up and noticed it was on my pillow and thought, ‘that's not good’. “Every time I brushed my hair it was falling out and it's still happening.  “I’ve lost about...
    CHRISTINA Perri will be welcoming baby number two as the singer announced she's expecting. The hitmaker took to Twitter to reveal the news as she shared numerous photos of her first child Carmella's reaction as she wore a shirt with a rainbow on it and with the words, "big sister to be." 6 Christina shared the news on her TwitterCredit: Twitter She captioned: "Carmella is gonna be a big sister!!! Our rainbow baby is coming in January." Fans were all about it as they took to the comments section to react. One person said: "Yay!!! Congratulations!!! That’s great and exciting news!!! So happy for you!!!" Another added: "That will be the most beautiful family. Congratulations!" 6 The singer also showcased her daughter Carmella's reaction upon hearing the news.Credit: Instagram Christina, 33, also posted the news on Instagram where she shared the same pictures of her very happy 2-year-old daughter. News...
    CHRISTINA Perry will be welcoming baby number two as the singer announced she's expecting. The hitmaker took to Twitter to reveal the news as she shared numerous photos of her first child Carmella's reaction as she wore a shirt with a rainbow on it and with the words, "big sister to be." 6 Christina shared the news on her TwitterCredit: Twitter She captioned: "Carmella is gonna be a big sister!!! Our rainbow baby is coming in January." Fans were all about it as they took to the comments section to react. One person said: "Yay!!! Congratulations!!! That’s great and exciting news!!! So happy for you!!!" Another added: "That will be the most beautiful family. Congratulations!" 6 The singer also showcased her daughter Carmella's reaction upon hearing the news.Credit: Instagram Christina, 33, also posted the news on Instagram where she shared the same pictures of her very happy 2-year-old daughter. News...
    RHOC’s Kara Keough says she’s still suffering "the deepest pain" three months after newborn son’s tragic death. Baby McCoy died just days after he was born in early April. 7 RHOC’s Kara Keough says she’s still suffering ‘the deepest pain’ three months after newborn son’s tragic deathCredit: Instagram 7 Baby McCoy died just days after he was born in early AprilCredit: GMA The grieving mom posted a picture with her husband holding their baby captioned: "You would have been three months old today. But instead, I’m three months into the deepest pain I’ve ever felt. I’ve survived three months when I didn’t think I’d live another three seconds. "How has it been so long since I smelled you and felt your weight? Each day since you were born has felt like the longest day, a summer solstice of suffering. And yet, somehow, time is passing. Time is pushing on, moving...
    A MUM-of-four who claimed she was “slowly poisoned” by her DD breast implants has revealed she suffered from such extreme memory loss that she feared she had dementia. Rachel Misztal-Bazzell, 37, from New York, was just 21 when she first had breast implants - taking her from a B cup to a C - in 2004. 6Mum-of-four Rachel Misztal-Bazzell was just 21 years old when she had her first boob jobCredit: PA Real Life Nine years later, Rachel - who works as a massage therapist - noticed some skin dimpling around her implants which she assumed were as a result of breastfeeding. As a result, the mum-of-four had her implants replaced to take her up to a DD bra size. She said: "I wanted the skin filled back up, so decided to switch to bigger, silicone implants. "The ones I had were 650CC – they were huge. It...
    Supermodel Emily Sears revealed that she underwent brain surgery while awake after suffering “multiple seizures.” “So, last Thursday, I had brain surgery!” the 35-year-old model captioned her post on Instagram, along with a photo of herself in a hospital bed at UCLA’s neurosurgery unit. The post was noted by Fox News in a piece published Tuesday. (SLIDESHOW: 142 Times Josephine Skriver Barely Wore Anything)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Emily Sears (@emilysears) on Jun 29, 2020 at 3:10pm PDT The Australian model explained that the “past year of my life is so hard to put into words. In April last year, I suddenly woke up in an ambulance being taken to hospital after having a major seizure while shopping.” (SLIDESHOW: 142 Times Josephine Skriver Barely Wore Anything) “After a few days of tests, I was diagnosed as having a cavernous malformation, otherwise known...
    The beloved actress has had a series of personal and financial woes over the past several years. Dawn Wells, the 81-year-old star of the classic TV sitcom Gilligan’s Island, is reportedly suffering from dementia. The dementia diagnosis comes amid the news that the actress, who played pretty castaway Mary Ann Summers on the iconic Sherwood Schwartz sitcom, has been dealing with harassment from an obsessed fan. In court documents filed by her manager, it was revealed that the actress is suffering from the memory disorder, TMZ reported. Legal documents filed by Wells’ manager, Leonard Carter, stated that a man named Frank Bennett has been bombarding the actress with phone calls and letters. Carter claimed that Wells is suffering from “great mental angst” from the “artful manipulator” who has allegedly been poaching her for her personal information. The court documents also state that Bennett has repeatedly professed his love for the...
    Alanis Morrisette had a tough journey filled with “a bunch of miscarriages” in order to have her three children. The 46-year-old singer opened up in a recent interview about her tear-filled experiences while trying to conceive. Morrisette shares son Ever, 9, daughter Onyx, 3, and son Winter, 10 months, with her husband Mario “Souleye” Treadway. “Not all of it was the ideal situation,” Morrisette told Dax Shepard on his podcast "Armchair Expert" of her journey to have kids. “I'm an optimist who will get depressed and cry, but at the end of the day, there's still that little light, that little star of Bethlehem keeps dangling over there.” ALANIS MORISSETTE SAYS 'JAGGED LITTLE PILL' WAS INITIALLY REJECTED BY SEVERAL RECORD LABELS Morrisette added that she went through “surprises and then devastations” over the years while she tried to have more children.  “But, I mean, I do trust. I have this trust pilot...
    For Gloria Wong, St. Paul’s Century Plaza is a symbol of her hard work. After escaping war in Laos, Wong came to Minnesota in 1980 as a refugee. Now, she’s the owner of the University Avenue hub of Asian-owned shops and services. The past few months, though, have taken their toll on her and everything she’s worked for. The coronavirus pandemic has decimated business for her tenants, so Wong has been paying the plaza’s bills the past three months from her own savings instead of their rents. Now after the vandals and looters who took to the streets during protests to the death of George Floyd caused a draining amount of damage, she must also find the money for repairs. The impacts of the past few months, though, have been more than financial. Her family has been harassed and falsely accused for the spread of the coronavirus. And seeing the...
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